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Political Heretic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-11-09 08:59 PM
Response to Reply #104
105. That's true. I've seen the dollar for dollar break down of the bill the Senate passed.
I haven't seen that for the House Senate Compromise yet, but from what I read so far, the compromise is actually pretty awesome - lots of tax cuts taken out, more spending put back in.
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  -Let's Face It, This Stimulus Package Is One Hell Of A GIGANTIC Beetwasher  Feb-11-09 03:03 PM   #0 
  - It sure is. For all those people who thought he wouldn't get anything  babylonsister   Feb-11-09 03:04 PM   #1 
  - No fear. There will be those...  damonm   Feb-11-09 03:06 PM   #3 
  - And We're What? 3 Weeks In???  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 03:07 PM   #4 
  - According to my Uncle...  liberalmuse   Feb-11-09 03:18 PM   #11 
  - He can't actually believe that.  musicblind   Feb-11-09 03:43 PM   #29 
  - Obama does not play, he is focused and determined.  bdamomma   Feb-12-09 10:54 AM   #116 
  - His political jujitsu is strong, grasshopper. n/t  AtomicKitten   Feb-11-09 05:21 PM   #63 
     - The force is with him. nt  skooooo   Feb-11-09 06:55 PM   #92 
  - So he does......  FrenchieCat   Feb-11-09 03:05 PM   #2 
  - Great video, what Crist said about the voice of the people being  firedupdem   Feb-11-09 03:12 PM   #7 
  - I saw that interview last night.. I  Cha   Feb-11-09 04:12 PM   #39 
  - Yes he does.  Tigermoose   Feb-11-09 03:09 PM   #5 
  - Politically, it is a victory... but it is also a sad thing...  scheming daemons   Feb-11-09 03:11 PM   #6 
  - Dammit!  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 03:12 PM   #8 
     - Of course! My point is that it is tragic that it came to this...  scheming daemons   Feb-11-09 03:15 PM   #9 
     - I Know  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 03:16 PM   # 
     - I definitely think you should celebrate it. Obama had to know long before 1/20 in sitting down with  poverlay   Feb-11-09 03:19 PM   #13 
  - He will see it as a huge victory for the people  liberal N proud   Feb-11-09 03:16 PM   #10 
  - Let's hope the political victory makes up for the economic damage it will do.  MercutioATC   Feb-11-09 03:18 PM   #12 
  - That's The Stupidest Thing I've Ever Heard  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 03:20 PM   #15 
  - Right, because huge deficit spending has no effect on a currency's value.  MercutioATC   Feb-11-09 03:24 PM   #18 
     - Really? And What Exactly Are Those Programs?  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 03:25 PM   #20 
        - Infrastructure and health insurance reform to start.  MercutioATC   Feb-11-09 04:05 PM   #33 
           - Way To Avoid The Question  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 04:07 PM   #34 
           - 12% of the bill is infrastructure spending.  MercutioATC   Feb-11-09 04:20 PM   #49 
              - So, IOW, YOU HAVE NOTHING  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 04:23 PM   #51 
              - Here  sandnsea   Feb-11-09 04:43 PM   #56 
                 - Too Many Facts Get In The Way Of Bloviating About Imaginary "Bloat"  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 04:48 PM   #59 
                    - My, you ARE a hostile little man.  MercutioATC   Feb-11-09 05:16 PM   #60 
                       - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-11-09 05:32 PM   #64 
                          - Well, the WSJ article lists the "bloat"...I'll type out some of it for you...  MercutioATC   Feb-11-09 05:44 PM   #68 
                             - LOL  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 06:02 PM   #73 
                             - Handing out rubber chickens would create jobs.  MercutioATC   Feb-11-09 06:09 PM   #76 
                                - Did you get that from a WSJ OP Ed Too?  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 06:18 PM   #78 
                                - "Outed" myself? I have a lot more time here than you...  MercutioATC   Feb-11-09 06:25 PM   #81 
                                   - Uh Huh  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 06:30 PM   #82 
                                   - Oh  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 06:50 PM   #90 
                                      - You're correct. I just have more posts than you.  MercutioATC   Feb-11-09 07:04 PM   #94 
                                         - So What? Thats no point  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 07:17 PM   #98 
                                - Along those same lines...  PerpetuallyDazed   Feb-12-09 09:00 AM   #112 
                             - Child care subsidies are not bloat  Political Heretic   Feb-11-09 08:42 PM   #103 
                                - You're Confusing Him With Rationality  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 08:47 PM   #104 
                                - That's true. I've seen the dollar for dollar break down of the bill the Senate passed.  Political Heretic   Feb-11-09 08:59 PM   #105 
                                - That's the problem with Washington politics, though.  MercutioATC   Feb-11-09 09:00 PM   #106 
                                   - Says the jeenyus who would like to add health insurance reform  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 09:08 PM   #108 
                                      - I'm refraining from replying directly to your posts.  MercutioATC   Feb-11-09 09:13 PM   #109 
                                         - Well then!  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 09:18 PM   #110 
           - Um  Terran   Feb-11-09 06:51 PM   #91 
           - Your point?  MercutioATC   Feb-11-09 07:09 PM   #95 
           - and exactly who is going to deliver that health care?  northernlights   Feb-12-09 10:48 AM   #113 
  - Why in the world would that happen? n/t  sandnsea   Feb-11-09 03:23 PM   #16 
  - See above. Deficit spending devalues our currency...  MercutioATC   Feb-11-09 03:26 PM   #22 
     - And Creates Jobs  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 03:26 PM   #23 
     - Sensible investment  sandnsea   Feb-11-09 03:36 PM   #27 
     - I agree. SENSIBLE investment.  MercutioATC   Feb-11-09 04:08 PM   #35 
        - Again, What Parts Of This Bill Are "let's fund everything we think is a good idea"  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 04:10 PM   #37 
        - Health insurance reform would provide an immediate stimulus...  MercutioATC   Feb-11-09 05:21 PM   #62 
           - Really? How So?  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 05:34 PM   #66 
              - Are you drunk? Perhaps just naturally rude?  MercutioATC   Feb-11-09 06:08 PM   #75 
                 - Bwahaahahahhaha  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 06:21 PM   #79 
                 - AND WHO IS GOING TO DELIVER THE HEALTH CARE?  northernlights   Feb-12-09 11:37 AM   #118 
        - Schools, transit, energy, highways,  sandnsea   Feb-11-09 04:15 PM   #42 
     - if only that were true  northernlights   Feb-12-09 11:21 AM   #117 
  - We're actually in a deflationary spiral right now.... a little inflation is good right now  scheming daemons   Feb-11-09 03:23 PM   #17 
  - Don't Let Facts Get In The Way Of Idiotic Sniping  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 03:24 PM   #19 
     - The problem is that inflation builds momentum.  MercutioATC   Feb-11-09 05:19 PM   #61 
        - According to YOU  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 05:35 PM   #67 
           - Have you checked the value of the U.S. Dollar lately?  MercutioATC   Feb-11-09 05:56 PM   #71 
              - Tell It To All The Award Winning Economists  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 06:05 PM   #74 
                 - You just don't get the fact that the economy is dynamic, do you?  MercutioATC   Feb-11-09 06:13 PM   #77 
                    - Back Up YR bullshit professor Krugman  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 06:23 PM   #80 
                       - Ok, now you're just not making any sense.  MercutioATC   Feb-11-09 06:34 PM   #83 
                          - So Why Are You The Only Jeenyus Around  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 06:38 PM   #85 
                             - Why do you seem to be the only person who's not?  MercutioATC   Feb-11-09 06:41 PM   #86 
                                - Well should be easy for you  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 06:46 PM   #89 
                                   - The International Herald Tribune?  MercutioATC   Feb-11-09 07:02 PM   #93 
                                      - Oh. My. Goodnes!!!!!! ROFL!!!!!!!  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 07:13 PM   #97 
                                         - If you don't see that the fundamentals are the same, you never will.  MercutioATC   Feb-11-09 07:23 PM   #99 
                                            - Last Refuge Of A Shill  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 08:24 PM   #101 
  - I'm more worried about deflation at the moment. Some inflation would help, actually. nt  Occam Bandage   Feb-11-09 03:36 PM   #26 
  - The vast majority of economists disagree with you.  phleshdef   Feb-11-09 07:10 PM   #96 
  - The opinion of Paul Krugman comes with credentials, and I trust it over yours.  Political Heretic   Feb-11-09 08:34 PM   #102 
     - Fair enough.  MercutioATC   Feb-11-09 09:02 PM   #107 
  - The Stim package has been detected in space...  damonm   Feb-11-09 03:19 PM   #14 
  - heeheehee...  ElboRuum   Feb-11-09 03:25 PM   #21 
  - He is Moving at Jet (Mach) Speed...ZOOOMMM...  HOLOS   Feb-11-09 03:35 PM   #24 
  - don't tell the msm.... they are peddling the meme that he had to  ejpoeta   Feb-11-09 03:35 PM   #25 
  - also filled with great ironies  grantcart   Feb-11-09 03:40 PM   #28 
  - ...and stapled their hides to Limbaugh and Hannity  scheming daemons   Feb-11-09 03:46 PM   #30 
     - An extra  Cha   Feb-11-09 07:38 PM   #100 
  - The Makeup of 65-35 is a big victory considering the senate package  MadBadger   Feb-11-09 03:52 PM   #31 
  - U2's lyric in Bullet The Blue Sky seems so quaint & antique these days "Suit and tie comes up to me  bridgit   Feb-11-09 03:53 PM   #32 
  - THIS PACKAGE IS A LIBERAL's DREAM  Thrill   Feb-11-09 04:09 PM   #36 
  - Damned right... and where are all those fools who insist Obama is a pandering centrist now?  ClarkUSA   Feb-11-09 04:12 PM   #38 
  - AND the 'Buy American' is still in there  Thrill   Feb-11-09 04:13 PM   #41 
  - He's keeping his liberal promises to the American manufacturing industry and the unions.  ClarkUSA   Feb-11-09 04:17 PM   #44 
  - Oh they're here, never fear. Nothing will change their minds, either.  Hekate   Feb-11-09 04:18 PM   #46 
     - True. They're cowardly assholes who only come out to create divisions or push their own delusions.  ClarkUSA   Feb-11-09 04:39 PM   #54 
  - Huge Victory, Agreed.  sandnsea   Feb-11-09 04:18 PM   #45 
  - That's what I thought at the Dem-led press conference with the 3 moderate Repubs...  Hekate   Feb-11-09 04:13 PM   #40 
  - We Still Have The Regular Spending And Appropriations Bills Too  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 04:15 PM   #43 
  - We got a lot in education  sandnsea   Feb-11-09 04:19 PM   #48 
  - Krugman: The stimulus should have been at least 50 % larger  johan helge   Feb-11-09 04:19 PM   #47 
  - Hekate to Krugman: Chill. This is only the first bill. Check again in another 3 weeks. nt  Hekate   Feb-11-09 04:21 PM   #50 
  - ClarkUSA to Hekate...  ClarkUSA   Feb-11-09 04:43 PM   #55 
  - I'm sure he would of liked it bigger. But He actually wanted to get it passed  Thrill   Feb-11-09 04:34 PM   #52 
  - I Would Have Liked It Bigger Too, HOWEVER  Beetwasher   Feb-11-09 04:35 PM   #53 
  - Exactly.  ClarkUSA   Feb-11-09 04:44 PM   #57 
  - It cuts the taxes he said were stupid  sandnsea   Feb-11-09 04:44 PM   #58 
  - The Krugtards are good at snatching defeat from the jaws of political victory  BeyondGeography   Feb-11-09 05:34 PM   #65 
  - THEY CAN PASS OTHER BILLS FOR GOD'S SAKE! nt  anonymous171   Feb-11-09 05:45 PM   #69 
  - and a major loser for the states  depakid   Feb-11-09 05:55 PM   #70 
  - The Congressional Repubs are standing in the way of aid to the states, & governors know it...  Hekate   Feb-11-09 06:01 PM   #72 
     - Problem is that the people who are going to be adversely affected don't know that  depakid   Feb-11-09 06:37 PM   #84 
     - Dem organizations are already running tv ads in Repub districts hit hard by the economy...  Hekate   Feb-11-09 06:43 PM   #87 
     - People thought they voted the Repubs OUT  leftstreet   Feb-11-09 06:43 PM   #88 
        - You can't fool all of the people all of the time, as Abe Lincoln once said. The more obstructionist  Hekate   Feb-11-09 10:04 PM   #111 
  - I Wish I Could Be More Happy About It  Dinger   Feb-12-09 10:51 AM   #114 
  - it is better than nothing and I just wish they would just vote on it.  bdamomma   Feb-12-09 10:52 AM   #115 
  - And only three Republicans will be able to take any credit for it  marshall   Feb-12-09 12:28 PM   #119 
 

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